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    Quote Originally Posted by Cheerful Charlie View Post
    Kekule's dream. Kekule, a chemist had trouble figuring out the chemical benzine. He had a dream that helped hin realize benzine had 5 carbon atoms in a ring.

    https://www.beliefnet.com/columnists...m-omnibus.html
    Benzene has six carbon atoms in a ring.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skepticalbip View Post
    ^^^
    And supposedly James Watson had a dream that led to his description of DNA structure as a double helix.
    He only said that because he couldn't admit he'd been cribbing Rosalind Franklin's work.

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